Paul Ince thinks Liverpool are showing early signs of nerves in the title race 3 years ago

Paul Ince thinks Liverpool are showing early signs of nerves in the title race

Liverpool's draw against Leicester has got people talking

Liverpool are currently five points clear at the top of the table, but that lead could have been seven points, had the Reds managed to see out a victory against Leicester midweek.


A Harry Maguire goal late in the first half snatched a point for Leicester, and Liverpool were not able to break through a determined defence on a snowy pitch, and had to settle for a point.

And as the nation clamours for any opportunity to help derail Liverpool from their title chase, the talk of the town is that Liverpool are wobbling. They're showing early signs of nerves. THEY'RE GOING TO LET IT SLIP.

Sorry. That's the gist anyway.


Former Liverpool and Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince said as much on BT Sport Score this afternoon.

Recalling the two Premier League titles Ince won with United, he said: "[Sir] Alex [Ferguson] always used to say it's March. When it gets to March, that's the business end of the season. And I'm kind of worried about Liverpool, because we're not even in March yet, and I'm seeing signs there that they do look a little bit nervous."


Liverpool will probably destroy West Ham on Monday, making a mockery of everyone currently saying they they're going to bottle it.

The Reds are struggling with injuries, though - Joe Gomez could require surgery on his leg after concerns were raised over how it was healing since he sustained a fracture during Liverpool's game against Burnley in early December. Trent Alexander-Arnold is also still out, meaning captain Jordan Henderson will likely have to play at right-back again at the London Stadium.

Alexander-Arnold should return to full training next week though, meaning Henderson won't have to cover for too long. Their current defensive crisis does raise the question of why Klopp thought it would be wise to loan out Nathaniel Clyne, but very few people will have foreseen this many injuries occurring at once.